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weather adlib: the forecast is falling back to more of a normal, late october pattern just like it should be. we are going to start with a lot of sunshine today but by the early afternoon, clouds will start to fill up the skies. we should stay dry today, and even under the heavy cloud cover we should be able to hit a high in the low 60s. overnight tonight we will stay cloudy and chilly with lows falling into the mid 40s. tuesday is going to be a cloudy day with rain moving in from the southeast during the day. most of the rain tomorrow will stay east, but the metro could see totals between a half an inch to an inch. we will be drying out wednesday morning as the rain moves east from the state, but behind the rain chilly daytime temps will remain with highs in the 50s through the weekend. right now beggars night looks cold with a very small chance of rain, so get your costume figured out and everybody
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elias: let's get into the top five this morning.... elias: two teenagers are recovering from a saturday shooting outside of a mcdonald's in ankeny. 18 year olds nicholas culver and justin (phong-sav-von) phongsavanh suffered gunshot wounds to their arms after a dispute over poor behavior at the restaurant. 36 year old gabriel coco turned himself in to police following the incident. sabrina: in the number two spot this morning... sabrina: remnants of hurricane patricia, combined with a powerful storm system, continue to dump heavy rain across the
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elias: and finally in the top five... elias: during the weekend...multipl e blocks on 12th street have been converted into two way traffic. city officials say one of the biggest benefits of the conversion is increasing traffic to local businesses. they say after people punch out for the day, they'd still like them to stay in the downtown area. sabrina: a death investigation continues this investigation continues this morning in benton county... sabrina: authorities found the body of a 26-year-old female sunday afternoon... a trail of blood lead to the discovery of the body at 59th street trail the iowa state patrol confirms that this is a homicide investigation. the benton county sheriff's department and the iowa department of criminal investigation are actively working on the case. the iowa department of public safety is expected to release more details today. elias: new this morning, the final recommendation s from a state- legislature created education task
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force will be released.... elias: the final recommendation s from the secondary career and technical education task force will be released later this morning. the task force was established by the legislature in 2013. it has been looking at ways to reduce skill shortages in the work force and ensuring students have access to competitive careers and education programs. during the meeting, their final recommendation s will be approved. elias: also new this monring...the second annual senior life conference will draw hundreds of iowa seniors and caregivers to the metro. "finding purpose in retirement" is the them for this year's event being held at prairie meadows conference center. the goal is to educate and empower both seniors and those who care for them through educational sessions and meeting with vendors who provide a wide- range of services. sabrina: and sad news in the sports world....minneso ta timberwolves head coach and
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operations, flip saunders died sunday after a bout with hodgkin's lymphoma. saunders tallied more than 1- thousand victories in his 35 year coaching career. he of course coached former isu head coach fred hoiberg in the mayor's final two nba seasons in minnesota. saunders and hoiberg also worked in the front office together with the t-wolves. elias: we're back with meterologist sam schreier... sam: (sam adlibs) sam: weather adlib:
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weather adlib: the forecast is falling back to more of a normal, late october pattern just like it should be. we are going to start with a lot of sunshine today but by the early afternoon, clouds will start to fill up the skies. we should stay dry today, and even under the heavy cloud cover we should be able to hit a high in the low 60s. overnight tonight we will stay cloudy and chilly with lows falling into the mid 40s. tuesday is going to be a cloudy day with rain moving in from the southeast during the day. most of the rain tomorrow will stay east, but the metro could see totals between a half an inch to an inch. we will be drying out wednesday morning as the rain moves east from the state, but behind the rain chilly daytime temps will remain with highs in the 50s through the weekend. right now
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cold with a very small chance of rain, so get your costume figured out and everybody wish for some spooky and dry weather! elias: sunday turned out to be a good day to get our an help a good cause... in des moines, hundreds of people enjoyed a special hayride to raise money to help fight breast cancer. the "ride for a cure" was at water works park. the ride was pulled by an antique tractor with specially made pink tires. this is the first year of the event and they raised more than two thousand dollars. "it's amazing when we started this project the people that come up to you and how cancer has touched their lives you can't talk to anybody that hasn't been in contact with it it's been a great project " elias: donations collected from the ride will go to the john stoddard cancer center in des moines. sabrina:
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crime in story county sunday... story county crime stoppers hosted its first ever five- k...called "running down crime." the race looped runners and walkers around ada hayden heritage park in north ames. money from participants goes toward reducing crime and enhancing the story county area... the money helps continue the services of the story county crimestoppers, including offering rewards for information that leads to arrests in cases. elias: at ((time check)) we'll take a short break, but still have lots more good morning iowa ahead... sabrina: coming up, between your work life and home life, things can get stressful. we'll talk about ways to bust that stress when we return. elias: but first...for those traveling into polk county...be safe this morning... the sheriff's office has automated traffic enforcement vehicles at two locations.... one at the ...57- hundred block of northwest 126th avenue
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and a second at the ...13-hundred block of northwest 66th avenue the roads
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"your wathcing good morning iowa in hd with elias johnson, sabrina ahmed and we are iowas most accurate forecast with meteorologist sam schreier. this is good morning iowa." sabrina: the surf is extremely up off the texas coast...thanks to the severe weather moving across the southeastern part of the country. two storm systems are causing major rains and winds...one of them is the remnants of hurricane patricia which has been downgraded to a tropical depression after making landfall in mexico. sabrina:
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(anchor toss to wx) sam: adlib toss. sam: weather adlib: the forecast is falling back to more of a normal, late october pattern just like it should be. we are going to start with a lot of sunshine today but by the early afternoon, clouds will start to fill up the skies. we should stay dry today, and even under the heavy cloud cover we should be able to hit a high in the low 60s. overnight tonight we will stay cloudy and chilly with lows falling into the mid 40s. tuesday is going to be a cloudy day with rain moving in from the southeast during the day. most of the rain tomorrow will stay east, but the metro could see totals between a half an inch to an inch. we will be drying out wednesday morning as the rain moves east from the state, but behind the rain chilly daytime temps will remain with highs in the 50s through the weekend. right now beggars night looks cold with a very small chance of rain, so get your costume figured out and everybody wish for some spooky
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and dry weather! sabrina terrorism, shootings, international
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unrest...the world is full of turmoil right now and for some, that's a lot of pressure to handle. elias: but mental health experts say there are ways you can deal with stress so it doesn't become a serious problem. sabrina: upheaval around the world can be upsetting and stressful....but psychologists say, there are ways you can deal with anxiety that can keep depression away. doctors say the best thing to do is keep active and get endorphins pumping through exercise... and it doesn't have to be intense....a gentle yoga class or meditiation time can also help you relax. elias: don't forget to watch your diet...lowering sugar and salt helps your whole body work better, including your brain. a lack of vitamin d can add to the blues...so make sure to get out for short periods of time and enjoy the outdoors. should things not get better, seek professional
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help. depression is a serious condition, but it can be treated. all: (reax) elias: well time for another short break, but when we return, time to see how our favorite college football teams did over the weekend... we'll see who is celebrating and who is still hoping their team gets a win this season..
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most accurate forecast with meteorologist sam schreier. certified by weatherrate the independent weather experts" sam weather adlib: put script here in green the forecast is falling back to more of a normal, late october pattern just like it should be. we are going to start with a lot of sunshine today but by the early afternoon, clouds will start to fill up the skies. we should stay dry today, and even under the heavy cloud cover we should be able to hit a high in the low 60s. overnight tonight we will stay cloudy and chilly with lows falling into the mid 40s. tuesday is going to be a cloudy day with rain moving in from the southeast during the day. most of the rain tomorrow will stay east, but the metro could see totals between a half an inch to an inch. we will be drying out wednesday morning as the rain moves east from the state, but behind the rain chilly
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the 50s through the weekend. right now beggars night looks cold with a very small chance of rain, so get your costume figured out and everybody wish for some spooky and dry weather! sam toss back. elias:
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this today...we check good morning iowa's college football alumni tracker... elias: iowa state took a loss to the number two team in the country, baylor... the undefeated hawkeyes got a bye week...getting ready for maryland on halloween. u-ni gets the win over south dakota state kansas adds another loss. arizona state got a weekend to rest before a thursday night game this week. and ole miss came up with the win over texas a & m. also adding a wins over the weekend...both
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grandview and drake university.... all: (reax) sabrina: while on the topic of college while on the
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but when we come back... the holiday shopping season could mean adding a store credit card to your wallet....but their are a few things to keep in mind before getting more plastic. we'll explain in your money.
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are iowa." sabrina on your money now sabrina with the average american expected to spend around eight hundred dollars on gifts this holiday season...paying with plastic maybe a way to keep from having to fork over a lot at one time... but experts are warning consumers that some of the plastic in their wallets could be costing them in the long run. a new report by creditcards dot com says average store
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credit card carries a 23 percent interest rate... compare that to a 15 percent rate, on average, for all credit cards. the retailers with the highest rates includ staples with 28 percent and zales jewelers at 29 percent. financial experts say consumers should only sign up for retail store credit cards if they pay off their balance every month. sabrina: back to the future movie buffs will have another chance to buy a pepsi perfect. eager fans were excited when pepsi announced it would sell the soda last week.. but a glitch caused the limited edition bottle to go on sale early, and they sold out before most people had a chance to get them. pepsi announced it will give fans another chance to order the iconic bottle on november third at 8 a-m. sabrina: twentieth century's "the martian" defied gravity this weekend, taking the number-one spot at the box office. the movie - directed by ridley scott and starring matt damon - took in 15-point-9 million dollars. "goosebumps" and "bridge of spies" rounded out the top
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the big bust of the weekend was "steve jobs"...the newest movie about the late apple founder. it only pulled in seven-point- three million dollars....despite a cost of 30- million dollars to make. sabrina that's a look at your money this morning... coming up after the break... sam's in with central iowa's most accurate forecast... but first... time for a quick look at traffic... this is i-235 at euclid... [current conditions] good morning iowa returns after this.
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topping your headlines this morning... the three remaining democratic presidential candidates spent the weekend in the metro for a big event. elias: states along the southeast coast look for clearer skies as they deal with torrential rains and strong wind gusts from two storm systems.. sabrina:
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plus, a man faces two felony charges after a disagreement at a restaurant leads to gunfire... "you're watching good moring iowa in hd. we are iowa's most accurate weather team. good morning iowa starts now " sabrina thanks for joining us on your [day of week] morning, i'm sabrina ahmed. elias: and i'm elias johnson... elias: weather is always first on good morning iowa... in with central iowa's most accurate forecast... meteorologist sam schreier. sam: (adlib toss) sam weather adlib: the forecast is falling back to more of a
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normal, late october pattern just like it should be. we are going to start with a lot of sunshine today but by the early afternoon, clouds will start to fill up the skies. we should stay dry today, and even under the heavy cloud cover we should be able to hit a high in the low 60s. overnight tonight we will stay cloudy and chilly with lows falling into the mid 40s. tuesday is going to be a cloudy day with rain moving in from the southeast during the day. most of the rain tomorrow will stay east, but the metro could see totals between a half an inch to an inch. we will be drying out wednesday morning as the rain moves east from the state, but behind the rain chilly daytime temps will remain with highs in the 50s through the weekend. right now beggars night looks cold with a very small chance of rain, so get your costume figured out and everybody wish for some spooky and dry weather! sabrina:
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are recovering after they were shot outside of a mcdonald's. sabrina: a des moines man is accused of shooting two young men after a dispute over poor behavior at the restaurant. it happened saturday night at the restaurant on southwest state street in ankeny. police found 18 year olds nicholas culver and justin (phong-sav-von) phongsavanh with gunshot wounds to their arms. they were taken to a des moines hospital... culver has been released, while phongsavanh is still in serious but stable.. condition. after the shooting... 36 year old gabriel coco turned himself in to police, he was released from the polk county jail, but faces two felony counts of willful injury. elias: a big change for pedestrians in downtown des moines over the weekend.... multiple blocks on 12th street have been converted into two way traffic. finishing
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touches were applied to the stretch from mulberry all the way down to grand sunday. city officials say one of the biggest benefits of the conversion is increasing traffic to local businesses. they say after people punch out for the day, they'd still like them to stay in the downtown area. business owners say it should help attract new clients. (leah fitzgerald, americana manager: "i think so, especially for people who don't come to downtown very often. it's kind of the new, wanting to come experience downtown, and it's a lot easier to explain, and they don't have to worry about where can i park.") elias: this could be just the beginning of the shift in traffic downtown. the city is doing a walkability study to determine what else could get altered. sabrina: plenty of extreme weather moving across the south this extreme weather moving across the south this morning. a powerful storm system has combined
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with what's left of hurricane patricia... elias: the two have brought dangerous downpours and flash floods to texas and louisiana... before moving north and east. abc's bazi kanani shows us the soggy mess. " bazi kanani rollcue for live shots: good morning. it was a one-two storm punch along the gulf coast. the dangerous system is leaving lots of damage, but thankfully, so far, there are no reports of fatalities. pkg script: the lone star state... drenched. up to 20 inches of rain falling over parts of texas. (nats) "we got the boat over there." emergency crews going in with boats and humvees to reach stranded residents. a close call for the more than 70 rescued south of dallas. this man and his dog pulled from their flooded truck. another man... stuck when he waded in to find his submerged vehicle. (sot) i just stood there and watched my vehicle slowly disappear. when flood waters derailed this freight train... the two people on board swam to safety... but a cow needed some help getting back on solid ground. in san antonio, rescuers managed to reach a man who was swept more than a mile through a storm drain. (sot) "you can just imagine
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crashing against the wall in there, story. it was a wild ride for him." the storms swept in with damaging winds: two reported tornados. (sot) i looked out the window and all i saw was a whirlwind of trash roofs ripped off... fences toppled. along the coast in galveston, flags warn of the dangerous surf... waves up to 10 feet high forced an empty tanker to run aground. more flooding in nearby louisiana... where power outages forced many businesses to close. others... getting by on candlelight. bazi kanani, abc news, washington. " sabrina: we're back with meterologist sam schreier... sam: (sam adlibs) sam: weather adlib:
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back to more of a normal, late october pattern just like it should be. we are going to start with a lot of sunshine today but by the early afternoon, clouds will start to fill up the skies. we should stay dry today, and even under the heavy cloud cover we should be able to hit a high in the low 60s. overnight tonight we will stay cloudy and chilly with lows falling into the mid 40s. tuesday is going to be a cloudy day with rain moving in from the southeast during the day. most of the rain tomorrow will stay east, but the metro could see
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an inch to an inch. we will be drying out wednesday morning as the rain moves east from the state, but behind the rain chilly daytime temps will remain with highs in the 50s through the weekend. right now beggars night looks cold with a very small chance of rain, so get your costume figured out and everybody wish for some spooky and dry weather! sabrina: from your local election headquarters new sign goes up to call on embrace clean energy... businesses, more will call
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on candidates to do more to move the country toward renewable energy. climate parents, a clean energy advocacy organization...wi ll unveil a new billboard near the airport at noon. their message...clear energy equals healthy kids. they hope the positioning and message gets the attention of candidates as they pass throught the metro to campaign. elias: iowa became the mainstage for the democratic presidential candidates over the weekend...as they attended the jefferson jackson dinner. hillary clinton, bernie sanders, and martin o'malley all showed up to hy-vee hall. it's the state's largest gathering of democrats. more than six thousand people filled the event... each candidate had their own event... each candidate had their own special sections of supporters with lights, and signs and their own chants... elias: now this will be the last year
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for the jefferson- jackson dinner..at least in name... for next year's dinner.. the party is working to get a name that's more in tune with its current political ideals. to get a name that's more in tune with its current political ideals. thomas jefferson and andrew jackson were both slave owners, and that's caused many within the party to question whether that's the best name for the dinner. instead, they're hoping to decide on a name that signals iowa. " what won't change about the dinner no matter it's name is the type of energy that's right here behind me. there are so many enthusiastic democrats here right now who are passionate about getting democrats elected up and down the ballot next november. that's not going to change. " elias: the party is currently taking submissions for the new name. they're hoping to have something in place by early spring. sabrina
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at ((time check)) we'll take a short break, with more good morning iowa short break, with more good morning iowa ahead...including more from the jefferson- jackson dinner... elias: that's right...we'll take a look at how the candidates were using music to get their supporters to get their supporters rallying for their campaign. sabrina: but before we go...as you get ready to start your day...be safe out on the roads.... des moines police will have mobile radar set up at two locations... one at the ....52- hundred block of urbandale... and a second at the....56-hundred block of southwest 14th. so use caution while driving.. elias: while we're at it... a quick look at traffic... this is i-235 at mlk... [current conditions] good morning iowa continues
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morning iowa in hd with elias johnson, sabrina ahmed and we are iowas most accurate forecast with meteorologist sam schreier. this is good morning iowa." sam: weather adlib: the forecast is falling back to more of a normal, late october pattern just like it should be. we are going to start with a lot of sunshine today but by the early afternoon, clouds will start to fill up the skies. we should stay dry today, and even under the heavy cloud cover we should be able to hit a high in the low 60s. overnight
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lows falling into the mid 40s. tuesday is going to be a cloudy day with rain moving in from the southeast during the day. most of will stay east, but the metro could see an inch to an inch. we wednesday morning as the rain moves east from the state, but behind the rain chilly remain with highs in the 50s through the weekend. right now beggars night looks cold with a very small chance of rain, so get your costume figured out and everybody wish for some spooky and dry weather! elias: before the big elias: before the big event saturday, their was a lot of pre-game action for the jefferson- jackson dinner by the three democratic presidential by the three democratic presidential candidates...
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sabrina: all three brought their own unique style to attracting an audience... local five's jacob peklo has a look at the sights and sounds.. natural sound of o'malley: "it's about running for president of the united states!" with 100 days to go until the february 1st caucus, the three remaining democratic candidates are pulling out all the stops. natural sound: entrance music plays..."how ya doing?" with an energy unparalleled to the rest of the campaign trail. patrick burgwinkle, press secretary: "we feel really good about where we are, we feel like we can win and go the distance in the caucuses." it meant lots of dancing...and singing in the streets, to get their message across. patrick burgwinkle, press secretary: "lot of people excited to see katy perry perform and hillary at the jj tonight. it's a great opportunity for our campaign to show the energy and enthusiasm." nats of katy perry: "louder, louder than a lion." hillary clinton pulled out two of her biggest name supporters...former president bill clinton and music superstar katy perry. bill clinton, former president: "somebody who will do his or her best to stop big and bad things from happening. believe it or not, the headlines are
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bad, but the treadlines are good." martin o'malley sought the approval of the crowd, by picking up his guitar and singing with them nats of o'malley singing: "ohohohhhh!" donna crummond, mills county democratic chair: "he appeared to be extremely honest. he knews his answers when he was asked a question right away, and they were all very, very good." while bernie sanders brought a drum line to the party. natural sound of drum line yosava robinson, rock island resident: "just a whole lot of different things to get the energy way up there. once bernie comes, out mr. sanders comes out, everyone's feeling that motivation." and as stars make their impassioned plea for their candidates, many of these fans are just enjoying the show. jon smith, oskaloosa resident: "for people as big as hillary clinton and katy perry to be here, it's just mind blowing to me." sabrina: one thing that all of the candidates are
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one thing that all of the candidates are pushing is a desire to get out the vote for 20- 16. all: the vote for 20- 16. all: (reax) elias: we have lots more good morning iowa ahead...but first here are abc's morning iowa ahead...but first here are abc's reena ninan and kendis gibson with america's money. america's money: good morning. topping "america's money"...a break at the gas pump. the national avera hey there, good morning,
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topping "america's money" -- a break at the gas pump. >> yeah, the national average for a gallon of gas is now $2.20. prices dropped nine cents in the past week, that's much lower since earlier this year. a trend aaa expects to continue. american airlines is adopt adopting a more no-frills approach to tickets. >> tickets with less frills and cheap prices, where it competes on nonstop flights with discount carriers. at the weekend box office, it was "the martian" staying on top. taking in nearly $16 million. >> goose bumps was a close second. "bridge on spies" was third. so, you have to check out mcdonald's newest menu items -- sweet potato fries. >> no word on whether they'll be sold to a wider audience. >> fries at this hour? >> always. >> always.
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that's "america's money." i really like this organic soup. yeah. at least we know what he's eating. campbell's organic soups.
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forecast with meteorologist sam schreier. certified by weatherrate the independent weather experts" sam weather adlib: put script here in green the forecast is falling back to more of a normal, late october pattern just like it should be. we are going to start with a lot of sunshine today but by the early
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afternoon, clouds will start to fill up the skies. we should stay dry today, and even under the heavy cloud cover we should be able to hit a high in the low 60s. overnight tonight we will stay cloudy and chilly with lows falling into the mid 40s. tuesday is going to be a cloudy day with rain moving in from the southeast during the day. most of the rain tomorrow will stay east, but the metro could see totals between a half an inch to an inch. we will be drying out wednesday morning as the rain moves east from the state, but behind the rain chilly daytime temps will remain with highs in the 50s through the weekend. right now beggars night looks cold with a very small chance of rain, so get your costume figured out and everybody wish for some spooky and dry weather! sam toss back.
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time for another short break here on good morning iowa .... a quick look outside as you get ready to start your day....when we
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the top stories in our morning refresh. sabrina: : do you have a story for us...or a comment you want to share? well be sure to contact us. you can email us or call our newsroom... we're also on facebook.... "we are iowa local 5 news" and twitter "we are iowa 5 news" if you see news break... let us know. we are iowa and we want to cover the stories that are important to you.
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morning iowa in hd. we are iowa." elias:: welcome back everyone....as we wrap up our first hour, let's take a quick look
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at the top stories... sabrina: we recap your headlines...in the morning refresh... sabrina: an investigation continues into a saturday shooting outside of an ankeny mcdonald's sabrina: new charges against the woman who crashed into a college homecoming parade on saturday. sabrina: and a big change for downtown des moines, which could bring new customers to local businesses. elias: time now for another short break... but when we come back... more on a task force that plans to share ercommendation s to help iowa's economy and access to education. sabrina: plus sam's in with a look at your morning forecast! another full hour of good morning iowa... is right after this.
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"you're watching good moring iowa in hd. we are iowa's most accurate weather team. good morning iowa starts now " elias:
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